City Councilman Jim Kenney wants Philadelphia to sever ties with its Russian "sister city" which has enacted a ban on "homosexual propaganda."
Nizhny Novgorod, Philly's "sister city" for over 20 years was one of the first in Russia to enact the ban.
Kenney sent a letter to Mayor Nutter Wednesday urging him to end the relationship.
Catherine LuceyParticularly in light of the city's financial woes, we wondered how much Philly shelled out last week for the massive parade to celebrate the Phillies.
The mayor's press office tells us that the parade cost the city $340,000 -- most of which went to police overtime. About $300,000 was raised in private contributions.
Catherine LuceyNutter unveils grim budget cuts. And the protests have already begun.
The DN editorial board weighs in on the budget cuts.
The Clout column reports on how local officials gathered street money when Obama wouldn't pay up.